Join us at the Business First of Buffalo Family Business Awards 12.3.20

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Thursday, December 3, 2020 – Dopkins invites you to celebrate with us at the Business First of Buffalo 2020 Family Business Awards. The inaugural virtual event will honor multi-generational and family-owned businesses in Western New York for overall excellence, innovation, ethics, philanthropy, and contribution to the strength of the region.

Join us at a virtual celebration:

Thursday, December 3, 2020

Click here to RSVP

There is no cost to attend. A unique sign-on link will be emailed to you by Business First of Buffalo after you register.

Congratulations to the 2020 Family Business Award Honorees!

  • Alexandria Professional
  • Amos Zittel  &  Sons Inc.
  • ARP Materials Inc.
  • Benhatzel’s Cordailly Yours Wine and Spirits
  • Chudy Paper Co.
  • Curbell Inc.
  • DiCamillo Baking Co. Inc.
  • Father Sam’s Bakery
  • Fretthold Funeral Home
  • Great Lakes Building Systems Inc.
  • Hunt Real Estate Corp.
  • Irish Welding and Irish Propane
  • Kelton Enterprises
  • NetPlus Alliance
  • Orthodent Laboratory
  • Pinto Construction Services Inc.
  • Sonwil Distribution Center Inc.
  • Walsh Duffield Cos. Inc.
  • Zenner & Ritter

The Terry Galanis Sr. Leadership Award for Multi-Generational Family-Run Businesses was established in honor of the late Terry Galanis Sr., founder and chairman of Sealing Devices Inc. He passed away June 25, 2020, at the age of 102.  He will be remembered for building a company from the ground up, exhibiting strong leadership and creating an environment where people look forward to coming to work every day.

For more information, contact Jennifer Houle at or Meg Lawrence at


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